Omor Ekushe 2011 Celebration

by Priyo Australia | February 22, 2011 11:33 pm

Dear respected community members,

Ekush is around the corner! Ekushey February is an event that roots deep into our identity as Bangalis. Back home we observe the day 21st of February as ‘Bhasha Dibosh’ which has been acclaimed by United Nations as ‘International Language Day’. The highlights of the day include commemorating the martyrs who sacrificed their lives to uphold the language Bangla as the official language of the then East Pakistan which has now emerged in the global map as a sovereign state Bangladesh! The common rituals are probhat ferri, placing floral garland at Shaheed Minar and cultural activities highlighting the day’s significance.

Dear community, Australia Bangladesh Association in conjunction with other Bangladeshi socio-cultural groups and individuals, is organizing a day-long event Omor Ekushe 2011 on Saturday 26th of February 2011 at Chandler Community Centre. Details are:

Date: 26th February (Saturday) 2011

Time: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Venue: Chandler Community Centre

28 Isaac Road, Keysborough VIC 3173

Melway Ref: 89F6

**** Free Entry ****

Please refer to the attached flyer for details of the program.

For stalls please contact Reza (0404086277)/Kumu (0402065928)/Majib (0427007922)/Sajib (0433332425)/Badal (0432714247)/Ziko (0402015599).

Dear community, please jot down the date/time in your diaries.

We look forward to seeing you all there.


Australia Bangladesh Association Inc, Victoria.

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